We can all pretty much agree that music and art in general, from the listener or viewer's standpoint is "subjective" by nature.  How each detail is perceived, and then how the piece is perceived as a whole, is at the mercy of the summation of our individual experiences...

(an excerpt from "The Dub Room Experience")

The "magical, more natural, more relaxed, spiritual" 432Hz tuning reference point. A topic that has been going around for the past few years and is seemingly gaining momentum and study.  Basically it goes like this - If you tu...

June 20, 2017

Editing song transitions are a lot of fun. It requires relatively little effort, and can make a huge impact on the overall "flow" or "feel" of a record. Small decisions like these are an expression of taste, but also change the narrative of the record. It is essentiall...

December 13, 2016

Caleb Cronan Quartet performs "Sophisticated Lady" LIVE,  at The Dub Room.

This Session was recorded for Caleb's College audition.

Requirements were that it had to be filmed Live on a single camera with no cuts, and that Caleb (the drummer) was always in the frame....

October 1, 2016

Here we were Re-amping the bass guitar through a Q-tron envelope filter, a Keely compressor and a few different over-drive pedals, hunting for "happy fluffy bear marching down the steps with maple syrup on his feet".

By the end of the session, we decided that just light...

September 1, 2016

Have you ever recorded a "demo", a rough draft, or had a "practice recording" of a song, and you used it as a sort of base-line measurement for which all future "real" recordings would be measured up to? And for some reason, they almost never do?  No matter how many ti...

March 7, 2016

Environment plays a huge role in how a musician performs. No doubt. As portrayed in this clip, everyone is relaxed and in the moment.  As Jay Laury warms up his guitar just before he is ready to perform,  Derek Olsen is using the time and the calm moment to collect som...

November 17, 2015

In-Session footage of Matt Walshe recording drums for Ontologics / P-nut (311) song collaboration "Primal Discourse".  The song is featured on Ontologics new album titled "Drones from Home".  www.OntologicsMusic.com


September 10, 2015

Mike Baez records acoustic guitar for a section of Space Motel's "can you use this".  This particular section was later built upon with Willie Myette providing piano, Frankie Moniz on Sax, Grayson Farmer on Trumpet & Garrett Shider of the Parliment Funkadelic on Vocals...

August 20, 2015

 I often get questions about publishing from artists who have not yet been through the process of making their music available for purchase & use on the internet.  There is some fundamental ground to be covered for anyone who plans on doing so.  Things like  Copyrighti...

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